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Meghna Paul Sep 18 2014

Which are the best places to visit in October?

Debangana Sen Sep 18 2014
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October 2014 is a dream month for those who love to travel. With many holidays and two long weekends, its the ideal time to plan a break. Here is our list of the best places to visit in October.


EVENTS AND FESTIVALS

This festive season, Bengal calls you to experience Durga Puja--Kolkata style. Read our travel story Drumbeats and Divinity to find out how to celebrate ‘pujo’ like a true bong!


Durga Puja celebrations in Kolkata


Or head to Jodhpur for the biggest annual music and dance festivals celebrated here. The Marwar (Maand) Festival will be held from 7-8 October, while the Rajasthan International Folk Festival (RIFF) will be held from 8-12 October 2014.


Jodhpur RIFF (by Varun Shiv Kapur)


Another mega event in Rajasthan during October-November, is the Pushkar Fair. A riot of colours and culture, the Pushkar Mela is a vibrant 5-day event held in the holy city of Pushkar each year. If you are planning a trip to Rajasthan then you absolutely must not miss the Pushkar Fair


Pushkar Fair in Rajasthan (by Sheetal Saini)


The long weekend around Diwali presents a wonderful travel opportunity. This is a great time to observe and explore Diwali celebrations around the world. Book your tickets now!


Diwali lightings and fireworks (by UrbanUrban_ru)


Speaking of global destinations, October is a great time to visit Munich, Germany. Oktoberfest 2014 promises 16 days of non-stop fun, good food, great music and of course, lots of beer!


Oktoberfest (from the official Facebook Page)


NATURE AND WILDLIFE


October marks the second monsoon season in Kerala. This makes it a fine time to visit Coorg. Monsoons in Coorg bring out a mystical, ethereal quality about this charming hill station, making it a promised land for both nature lovers and honeymooners.


A spice plantation trail in Coorg (from the official Facebook site)


In other parts of the country like Gujarat, the end of monsoons signals the reopening of the various wildlife sanctuaries in the state. If you are a wildlife enthusiast and want to enjoy nature at its best, then check out our list of the best wildlife resorts in Gujarat.


Gir Forest jeep safari (from the official website)


Dotted with wildlife sanctuaries and an exciting panorama of wildlife, Madhya Pradesh-- the heart of incredible India, is another good option for this season. The amazing wildlife resorts of Madhya Pradesh are just another reason to visit this beautiful state.


Ken River Lodge in Panna National Park (from the official website)


South India has some amazing seaside getaways and virgin beaches. The incredible beach resorts of south India make the perfect base for exploring the beauty of these pristine beaches.


Bangaram Beach resort in Lakshadweep (from the official website)


If you are more of a mountain person then do check out our list of mountain resorts in India for some great options. These are most definitely some of the best places to visit in October.

Oberoi Wildflower Hall (from official website)



ROMANTIC ESCAPES


Here is how you can light the fire in your romance this October. Spend some quality time with your special someone at one of these exquisite romantic resorts in India.


The Leela Kempinski Kovalam (from the official website)


WEEKEND GETAWAYS

Long weekends most definitely call for spectacular getaways. Here’s our compiled list of weekend getaways made especially for you!

Bangalore


The IT capital of India, spoils travellers with wonderful choices for weekend escapes. Check out our list of weekend getaways from Bangalore.


Photo of Hesarghatta Lake (by Beao)



Mysore Palace (by Jim Ankan Deka)


Chennai

Our hand-picked list of Chennai weekend getaways is sure to make your long breaks pleasantly eventful.


Photo of the Shore Temple (by Hussain27syed)



Photo of paragliding in Yelagiri (by Coolsangamithiran)



Delhi

Hunting for new stuff to do in the capital over the weekend? Check out these cool weekend getaways from Delhi!


Buland Darwaza in Agra (by indica.co.in)


The toy train on Kalka-Shimla route



Kolkata

The City of Joy offers endless choices for short weekend breaks to suit every taste. See our list of weekend getaways from Kolkata.



Photo of Sunderbans (by WildVanilla)



Photo of Mayfair Resort (from Official Website)


Mumbai

From verdant Mahabaleshwar to the chic town of Lavasa, Mumbai has a lot of interesting weekend escapes in store for you!

Photo of Karla Caves (by niyatibane)



Photo of Lonavale (by FlickreviewR)


These were our top picks for the best places to visit in October. Make sure you make the most of these long weekends. So, book your tickets now.
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